The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 30, 1937 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 30, 1937
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PAGE EIGHT ULVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS Founders of Britain's Hanoverian Dynasty Born a German, He Lived one] Died One; Empire Founded Under Son. BY MILTON mtONNKK NEA Service SUIT Corrt>iiomlnit LONDON—When Kin}; George VI and latest of England's royal Georges, is formally crowned on May 12, it will be just 223 years, since the first George of Kn-i-! land crossed the Channel to be 1 the ruler of a country he did not; understand, cf whos; history he was Ipnorant, and u-liosc language lie never spoke. Bern a German, lie remained a German, milking England for tin 1 benefit of himself and his native Hanover. 1714—dale of t;ie first Gearsu! —is more than distant in time. All the vast British empire has grown up since then. li;iihoads. steamships, airplanes, lek-phcnc.s, telegraph, cables, wireless, « thousand everyday things of today were then still In the womb of the years. England was self- rallsflcd, despite a corrupt, ruling class. Tlie purity of the courts, the • government, the church, so taken fcr granted today, was not even dreamed of in that loose ,cra. Ge.orjie I was no better than seme of his more profligate sub- "jects. He 'never expected them to be his subjects until he was well, along In years. His father tons Finest Aiis'istit:. first Elector of Hanover. His mother was I'orihia,. grand daughter of Kins James 1 of England. Tlml con- i;i'ciion caused the Knehsh Parllii- iii'r.t to ntimc Sophia 1 us heir In llie throne of H:['lnnd when Quoen Anne died. But Sophia died first and so her sen came to vile English Ihronc, In addition to J;eine Elector of Hanover, INVOLVED IN' TKAG1C HOMANCF. Vwenty years before, hn hnd liccn one of the figures in a tiuplc romance. Gw.rirc enlcrcr! Into n loveless nnvnjed nurrlage with his cousin, Sophia Dorothni. She v.-as bcautlf-il, lovely, will". He was cold, silc-t and brutal. He had his mistresses;. She "found solace witn ihe handsome adventurer, Philipp, Count Ko c - I'igsmnrk. jvlio luvi lakcn service in the Hanoverian arm; 1 . PhlJIpp boasled he -was SoplihV lover. He begged her to flee w'lli him. On the night of July i. 1094. ns he left her rooms, he was ret ... upon, kilk-d, his body binned and the turtles scallcreii George had his a ibi ready. ( H- wns in Berlin ntdlic lime". T.ut In? tragic events mnalrurf in the pnKIc mind. Al tlie age of 51 Georce cani'j| to England ns its king. Hc-i brought with him his German! flunkies and two mistresses whom lie Anglicized to (lie extent of creating one Countess of Darling and the other Duchess of Kendall Because' of their figures, the- former was soon known In England as "the Elephant" and the other ns "the Maypole." Of BUch was the top crust of English society made. His favorites sold public offices. George himself frequenlly left England for long pencils io spend the time in Hanover. Pejhniis the two principal events of; his reign were- the Jacobite' insurrection of 1715. which was quickly and harshly suppressed, arid the bursting of the South Fen Bubble. A company hael been formed to push trade with the then Spanish colonies of South America. When It crushed, many were ruined -nnd George was blamed because the Duchess of Kendall -.vns said to have ben. bribed to push the sale of the shares. Death cnme suddenly lo George I. He was on one of his periodic excursions lo Germany when he succumbed to an apo- pleplic stroke at Osmbmg. June oec In 1759, Britain finished the- this week (or a visit with friends and relatives, tvfr. and Mrs, Will Calyert, and Children or Plntmaii, 'La:, nre here visiting Mrs. Calvert's /sis- tor and husband, Mr.' and Mrs. J. W. Golden. Mr. and Mrs, John Hamra and daughter, Sallle, of Cardwell, and Mrs. Richard Ifamra of Senath were In Haytl a short while Wednesday evening visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Khourle, They were en route to Caruthetsvllle where they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Jfainra. Osceola Sociely — Personal Jrnint I'lay Toillgllt "I'lie llooetoo," a story of FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1937 Demonstration Club News Notes mummified Egyptian bcelle lhal proved a curse to anyone pixsscss- bi[; It, with scenes laid in Egypt, h llie llieine of the annual junior play to be given tonight in Die hieh .school auditorium, directed by Mrs. C. L. Moore. Miss Gladys Estes Is the sponsor ' ol the class. The Reiser high (dioe<l orchestra, directed by John [Kfi.ser, will play a prelude nnd bc- [ cween act numbers. Eugene Pack- i ard Is to sing. I • » • i Ciilcrlulns ;tt Nineteenth i Ontiiry Club i Mrs. P. P. Jacobs was hostess to her Osceola bridge club at a Uiree course luncheon given at the Nineteenth Century Club In Memphis yesterday Mrs. J. L. , Warel was awarded the club prize, George I (left) rounded llie line ] a sewing tray. Mrs. D. 8. Laney of England's Georgian kings, but i was given the cut pri/e. Mrs. Sue to the day of Ills dentil he was [ Williamson, sister of Mrs. Jacobs a German in language and in- ; was a guest, tcrcsls. Ills son, George, II (seen j ... below In action in battle) was j Airs. Hugh Dillahunty Hostess • little more British, but it was I Mrs. Harry Driver was awarded during his reign that the founda- | n )e c ] u |j Vr - K0 ftt t hc bridge."party lion of thc empire was laid by I given by Mrs. Hugh Dillahunty at Jits ministers. More remarkable | her country home west of town than George II was the loyally: yesterday. Only members of the e,f his bcautitii], willy wife, Cnro-!club were present, line (above), daughter of the Mar-! . .' . grave of Anspach. j nu-crjiinii in Hospitals ; Mrs, Frank Morrow and Kelly : Gardner nre patients at the Bap| list hospital in Memphis. Mrs. W. l f . Gille.splc Is al the Methodist Dogwood Club. The Dogwood'llonie'^DsTiibnstra- Uon club met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. D. Garrett, who has recently moved to Holland. Eighteen members and eight visitors attended the luncheon and mect- Ing which followed. Mrs. J. A. Payne ores!Jed Ir. the bi:?lness session. Brt'h sh? and Miss Cora Le« Coleman, county home demonstration agent, discussed the "Plant to Prosper" contest and ssveral Joined. They, also dls- ciu-eed the Better Homes tour to be held In May. The five-year bca'utiflcnllon plan was taken up and m»mb?rs who brought, plants .exchanged them with others. It was announced that the monir.1/ social will >•<? boi'l Mav 6 ill IV Woman's club, Ulylhcvllle, with Mrs. Hugh Harhert chairman of the menu committee, and Miss Margie Howell, chairman of the :Mt;rla!nment committee. Announcement was also made '•onquest Canada from the French, The days of England r\s" n great world power were firmly established. ^ QUEEN'S I.OVE STEADIEST i- In liis pilvaU- life prollisnte George II was luckier than life father. He wooed and weel Carcline, daughter oi the Margrave of Anspach. She could hnve had nil empcrcr. She chose George. She was a b,-aiUy. clever, learned, witty, clmi-mlng. George was unfaithful nnd she knew It. Yet all lier life she helped 11, 1727. nt the age of 07. Han- ' o ' ( ' " lc weeping, o over mouniEd him. but fe 1 were shed in England coldly official ones. KMPHtE I!STAK(.1SHEII UNDER GEOKGK H George II, who now ed to the throne, was htm, forgave him. HIT Cnthcr-ln- 'aw. in his dull way, appreciated her superior bruins and called her "that little devil of a princess." Her husband, de-snlte his loose life, was faithful in his appreciation of her great qualities and said of her that ho knew no woman worthy to buckle her shoe. There Is no queerer story in history than that related by , a chronicler of the times who 'tells how, on her death-tad, Caroline king lo Hayti Society — Personal and Dorothy I Ji.siph's. Kutlcdgc at St. The 4-11 club met at the home of the leader, Mrs. J. B. Buckley. A species of trapdoor spider, which Is native to India, Australia, Africa, and South America, Ifllls smull birds and sucks their blood. The vice-president. Betty GolclKr.i'l is the largest of all spielers. and the game lender, Mary Wnlk- j •- ~i^~:':::::~" .T resigned, and Laura'Alexander that at the meetiii" on Mav 12, there will be a pot luck dinner at- the school and this will be followed by the Better Homes tour when homes. gardcm and lawns of members will bs visited. i Duriii'; the srclal hour annoinics- ment was made of the cn^a'-sment- of MiKS Marae Ho'vel! to Sharan E-lwords, of Lsachville. Trie wedding ''HI bo so'emnlzed July 10, on the 2Mh wedding anniversary of Miss Hovcll's mrents. Mr. and Mrs F. E. Ilowell, of Manila. Miss Howell, who 'is a teacher at the DoRivcod school, has done out- Minding work In thes; communities. Driver Grove News 'Hie Rev. Louis Shullz will conduct church services here Snn- dav morning and night. Miss Clarsie House returned to her home at Holland. Mo., Saturday after a work's visit here with Mrs. Homer Mosley. Edna Mosley is sick Ihis week with influenza. W. L. Ryan, who has been suffering from an infected foot, the result of' accidentally cutting his foot with an ux, is slowly improving. Under water, penguins use their wings as paddles and their feet ns rudders. Rodney Brasher jr., who has been visiting in Cape Girardcau with friends, arrived home Thursday. 1 •Mines. Mecca Davis and Bessie Sliibbs and Misses Mary Site Pliodcs nnd Irene Wnrth nllend- cd (he meeting of Ihc Business and Professional Women's club cf Ciirutheisville Tuesday evening. Morris Notgrass jr., was in Cimilhvr.svillc Wednesday nlli-r- liooii, where he alteneled the birthday party uf his cousin, James Skelly. Hnlph Fenluiore left Tuesday for Cape Glrnretcau. where he will be employed in thc office of (he Potasnick Truck line. Misses liuth Fowler anel l.ela Dodson of Flint, Mich., who have bctn here for a week visiting the latter's sister, Mrs. Ofie Shepard. person who renchcs 40 j have returned home. Mr. nnd Mrs. H. C. I«wis cf Springfield, 111., and Mrs. C. p. Wells were in Memphis Thursday on business. llns.scll Dewee-se motoreel to Charleston Wednesday and wns accompanied home by his wife, who had been visiting relatives there for Iwo weeks. Miss Eslclle Ball, who is now living in SI. Louis, arrived here Grow OM Gracefully," Medical Advice at 40 ALBANY. N. Y. (UP)—lie goo:l to', your heart, by keeping, your activities • witliou your capacities," says the New York State Medical society. should give r, little thought how to' avoid stress and strain, yet get as much work done and perhaps more i'.>ni "njoyineia in the," said the society. '•/u [his a r ie," the society quoted a "wise olel doctor." "everyone should begin to learn to 'grow o'.d gracefully." There arc 10.440 mibs of rrdl- :uys In Sweden. 4ff BIGGER'" BIT HR like his , late father, a Germ'a'ii" in education and language. Like him, he was of loose morals, a little, red- faced Turk ol a man surrounded marry ; rn:ain. "No, no." he protested. "I will have mislre.sscs!" He did. And yet Ihe strange creature ordered that, when he died, his coiliu should be placed b:,si(!e thai, of Caroline. Moreover n side was to lie taken out or each coflin. so that their poor mortal remains might min«le thei: lii NOTHING- UKE IT ON THE SCREEN BEFORE ijl MIDNIGHT SHOW MONDAY, MAY 3 Show Starts Promptly at I1:SI) P. iM. by a regular harem of women favorifes. His father had truly said, of him- "He. Is wild, but" he fights like a man." II was true, had served under the great liner and sinner, ernls,' Prince Eugene and Dnkc of Mnriborough. He had I distingiibhed himself in the bat-1 tie of Oudenarde. And at Dettiu-j gen, when' his horse proved frac-! tious, he dismounted, saying now! he knew whatever happened. ], c ! would .not run away. Uk-c luV .father before him he" was bom in; Hanover. 1C83. During; his reign he had little! influence upon events, his ininis- Uis mnnini; the country 1 wlillc hel ran after .women. But it was a' reign pregnant wllh great events for England. The last ol the Scotcli pretenders to the throne was whipped at Culloden In me England joined in the Seven .Years War which resulted in the death of French colcnlal pretensions. By;the victory ol Plassey Cllvc laid.the foundation of what •was to; be ; England's empire ol India: By Wolfe's victory nt Quc- name re- irmuorlaliwd in American history for it was afur him that what is now the great state of Ke Georgia »;\s christened. ;rn- i : - OneSe Jim's Cow Bay This Saturday at the Blytheville Armory rntiularity Contest Olil-Fa.shionrd Square Dances llnulile I'uljlic \V'cildii>ir Milk Maid Contest Big 3 Ilimr Stage * Floor Show Don't miss it. Arc you coming' Evrryone else is. Tell y o u irinuls. Dorrs open l-.SO 1'. SI iiutince. Kite show, door open 7:30 1'. M. Home Means More IF/77/ A WELL KEPT YARD Home will moan more to your family it there's a bed of blooming flowers, attractive shrubcry, a well kept yard.. Besides, gardening is a pleasant and fascinating- hobby. Why don't you start now? There's slill time to grow many flowers and.plants this season. > "IIKU'BKAUTWY BLYTHEVILLE" BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO. Courteous, Personal Attention to Every Customer SO us 5. Broadway Mead Comes to the Rescue ... with THE NEW Gulfv/eight s 48 Ounces of All-Seasons Style and Sea-Breeze Comfcrt For years the men of BIylhcvillc have searched for a real "in-between" suil. Now motleni science comes to -the rescue with this spectacular new development by Hart Schaffner & Marx. The entire suit weighs only -IS ounces in all . . . yet this remarkable nc« r Gulf-weight fabric takes and holds Hart Schaffner & Marx' smartest styling as tenaciously as year-'rouiid suits ... something never done before, in suits which provide genuine summer comfort. As for pattern smartness try to match Gulf-weight! Tailored by HART SCHAFFNER & MARX —ami sec flic suits themselves. They're a real Hart SchafTner & Marx achievement . . . suits that will help you fur- ge! {lie heat . . . that will look trim aii(l N smart (he season through. Kor sheer value they're outstanding. \ Eclusive In Blytheville at MEAD CLOTHING Co. 315 WEST MAIN STREET Headquarters for Hart Schaffncr & Marx Clothes •rl

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